Preparing for College

Alum Letter for ED-Deferred Applicant?

Question: If deferred from an Early Decision school, do you think it would be helpful to my case to get an letter of recommendation from an alum? How important are alumni letters of recommendation? Will a college consider them annoying or extremely beneficial in the application process?

More often than not, alumni letters are fairly meaningless, but sometimes they can be worth pursuing. When?

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